Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Preston

The area's live music and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Preston. This city's casino gaming, lake and shopping attract many visitors, and its welcoming and relaxing location add to the charm. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Preston

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Preston a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Preston Ridge Vineyard (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Dalice Elizabeth Winery (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Lake of Isles (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Maugle Sierra Vineyards (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Norwich Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Jonathan Edwards Winery (7.5 mi / 12 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Preston

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Preston is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Preston Highway Park (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Mohegan Park and Memorial Rose Garden (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Upper Falls Heritage Park (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Stoddard Hill State Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Hopeville Pond State Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Hopemead State Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Preston

Fly into New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London), the closest airport, located 13.3 mi (21.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Westerly, RI (WST-Westerly State), which is 15.5 mi (24.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Preston?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 156 vacation rentals near Preston. From 87 Houses to 26 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Preston for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Preston?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Preston:

  • Misquamicut: 175 vacation rentals
  • Watch Hill: 102 vacation rentals
  • Niantic: 437 vacation rentals
  • Groton Long Point: 38 vacation rentals
  • Noank: 334 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Preston?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Preston. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Preston Ridge Vineyard: 520 vacation rentals
  • Dalice Elizabeth Winery: 524 vacation rentals
  • Preston Highway Park: 512 vacation rentals
  • Misquamicut State Beach: 368 vacation rentals
  • United States Coast Guard Academy: 709 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Preston listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Preston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 87 Houses in Preston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Preston include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 26 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 17 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Preston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Preston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.